Photomonth Events

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Photomonth events at Chats Palace

HACKNEY FLASHERS EXPOSED

40th anniversary of a Women’s Photographic Collective

Sunday 12th October, 2pm – 5pm

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

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The Hackney Flashers Collective was active as a feminist agitprop group in London from 1974 to 1980. The group produced two photographic/graphic exhibitions on large panels addressing complex ideas about women’s lives as workers and as mothers, inside and outside the home – Women and Work and Who’s Holding the Baby?

To mark the recent launch of the Hackney Flashers website, the group are calling a meeting of the generations: how did they work as a collective in the 1970s? How is the struggle for the most basic of women’s rights being carried on now, forty years later?
A rare chance to see some of the exhibition panels from the time too!

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Exhibition ‘Photographer Unknown’

OCTOBER 12 – DECEMBER 21

Thursday – Sunday, 12pm – 5pm

A selection from the 40 year old Chats Palace archive portraying Homerton scenes and characters through the ad hoc documentation of a group of voluntary and often uncredited photographers. Portraits range from casual snaps to more formal studies and in passing offer a glimpse of the area, within our living memory.

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